"You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you odd." ~Flannery O'Connor

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Irony-deficient editing

How about this for a juxtaposition?

A 13-year-old giant panda gave birth to a cub at San Diego Zoo, but a second baby died in the womb, officials said Wednesday."--Associated Press, 3 August 2005

A cancer-ravaged woman robbed of consciousness by a stroke has given birth after being kept on life support for three months to give her fetus extra time to develop."--Associated Press, 3 August 2005

Sigh. Hat tip to Diogenes at Off the Record.

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